Sunday, February 4, 2007

Frosted Orange Chippers

1 c butter
3 ounces cream cheese
1 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp orange zest
2 eggs
2 c flour
1 tsp salt
6 ounces mini chocolate chips
Orange frosting (below)

Preheat oven to 350. Cream together butter, cream cheese and sugar. Add vanilla and orange zest. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and salt and stir to mix. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely and frost.

Orange Frosting
2 ½ c powdered sugar
2 Tbsp butter, softened
1 Tbsp orange juice
3 Tbsp milk
Mix together sugar and butter with a fork. Add orange juice and milk, as needed to reach frosting consistency.

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